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Steve Jobs’ First Business Was Selling Illegal Blue Boxes That Gave People Free Phone Calls

Reading Time: 2 minutes Steve Jobs’ first business was selling a device called a blue box. What exactly was a blue box? It was a device that allowed people to make phone calls for free. That’s right people, the late head of the largest company in the world started off his stellar career conducting an illegal activity. However, even …

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Steve Jobs Signature Was Inside Every Macintosh PC

Reading Time: 2 minutes Steve Jobs signature was inside every Mac. It seriously was. You won’t find it present in any Apple product today, not because he has now passed away, but because it was restricted to a few models. So why exactly is Steve Jobs signature inside a Mac? In short, art. Imagine yourself working on something new …

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The Real Peter Pan Committed Suicide

Reading Time: 2 minutes Here’s something that many people probably don’t know. One of the most popular children’s tales ever told, Peter Pan, was based on a real person. J. M. Barrie, the author of the story, based the title character on his informally adopted son, Peter Llewelyn Davies. What’s more, the real Peter Pan, as he would come to be known …

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Robert Todd Lincoln Witnessed Three Presidential Assassinations

Reading Time: 2 minutes I’m not sure if this is just plain bad luck or pure coincidence. Robert Todd Lincoln was an American lawyer and Secretary of War, and also the eldest son of former President Abraham Lincoln. Being the child of a President would often be enough for one persons claim to fame, but for Robert Lincoln however, …

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To Some People Dentists Are Worse Than Spiders

Reading Time: 2 minutes I can pretty much guarantee that as a child growing up one of your greatest fears was going to the dentist. It’s a fear that just about everyone experiences at some point in their life. And who can blame you, right? Who relishes the opportunity to undergo an intense plaque removal session, or in more …

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Melanie Griffith Was Mauled By A Lion While Filming Roar

Reading Time: 2 minutes During the filming of Roar, the young Melanie Griffith was mauled by a lion. The mauling was so savage that it left her with 50 stitches to he face, but it could have been much worse. Furthermore, Melanie Griffith wasn’t the only person mauled by a lion during filming of Roar. So this really begs the question, …

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The Inventor Of The Frisbee Was Cremated And Turned Into A Frisbee

Reading Time: 3 minutes The inventor of the Frisbee was cremated and turned into a Frisbee. I personally can’t think of any reason why, if you were cremated, you wouldn’t want your remains to go somewhere that you love or enjoy. That’s exactly what ‘Steady’ Ed Headrick, the inventor of the Frisbee requested before his death. The invention of a …

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Thomas Edison’s Ghost Machine Was an Invention He Was Working on Before He Died

Reading Time: 3 minutes Did Thomas Edison invent a ghost machine? Thomas Edison is perhaps  one of the most prolific inventors that have ever lived. Regardless of how you view the man, either for his countless contributions to science or as nothing more than a shrewd businessman who took others inventions for his own, he left a lasting mark …

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Isaac Newton May Have Died From Eating Mercury

Reading Time: 3 minutes Isaac Newton may have died from eating mercury. That’s right. One of histories greatest scientists may have met his end doing something that you would expect Ralph Wiggum to do. By putting something dangerous into his mouth, and eating it. While it may not have directly caused his death at a ripe old age, it …

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